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Kickstart Digestion with Ginger Tea

Ginger Tea is a bit of a magic bullet in Ayurveda. It may seem too simple to be effective but ginger tea is almost magical in its ability to facilitate all types of digestion (including mental, emotional and the digestion that consumes toxins – detoxification).When digestion is accomplished with...

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Meet Siobhan Kennedy | 2017 Alumnus

This interview was held with with Alumnus, Siobhan Kennedy, of Ireland, in December 2020. She completed her 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in 2017, and then the Your Yoga Flow Mentorship Program and she is currently enrolled in the 300 Hour program, which she'll begin in 2021.What is your yoga...

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Finding Santosha During the Holidays

Ahh, it’s holiday time again! That time of year where people are happy, spreading good cheer and really, really stressed. While the lights and cheer of the holidays enliven some, many find this to be a difficult time of year.In our western society, there is a draw to achieve more, to have more...

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6 Yoga Poses to Nourish Your Root Chakra

We’re almost there. We’ve turned the last corner and just up ahead we can catch a glimpse of the end of 2020; the year that none of us saw coming. Not in our weirdest, most surreal dreams could we have predicted the events that unfolded this year where our movements were so restricted, hugs were...

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Discovering Your Authentic Self

This year has been wild! The pandemic truly affected each one of us in varying ways. For me, work became intensely different. Working at a pharmacy during a global pandemic is quite the experience. It took all of my energy.During that time however, the opportunity to do Yoga Teacher Training...

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Meet Simon Bradbury | 300HR Yoga Teacher Training Student

We asked 300HR Yoga Teacher Training Student, Simon Bradbury of Knoxville, TN, USA, to tell us a bit about himself and his experience of the 300 hr YTT, so far. This is what Simon had to say:What is your yoga background? 20 years’ experience. ACE Personal trainer, group fitness, mind/body...

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The Art of Doing Nothing (in Yoga)

The art of doing nothing in life and in yoga is a challenging practice for many of us. As Westerners, we are conditioned to “do”, and doing nothing is frowned upon and even considered lazy. In yoga, we practice doing nothing during Savasana.The Sanskrit word Savasana is often translated as...

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How Can We Apply Yoga Philosophy In Everyday Situations?

If we identify with yogic philosophy, then in some way we believe that our actions, thoughts and behaviours affect more than just our immediate, micro environment. Every action has the ability to send karmic ripples that may be felt and experienced beyond our country borders and beyond our...

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How to Get Unstuck With (or Without) Yoga

Last week, I got stuck.I must’ve slept funny or something because I couldn’t sit still for meditation and I’m usually quite good at sitting. And then this should have been an opportunity to practice letting go, but Monkey Mind over here teamed up with Backache and before I knew it, rather than in...

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Upaya & Action as Compassion

The Buddhist teaching of Upaya, a Sanskrit word meaning, skillful means, is the concept of using skills and talents for the well-being of others, to ultimately help them reach enlightenment. It comes from the Mahayana Buddhist lineage where Upaya is seen as a skill that all Bodhisattvas...

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